Ohio's strip joints lost their fight with downstate kooks, and now they're broke

It appears the fight for nakedness can get very expensive
Fighting the Forces of Kookiness is an expensive battle. And now that those forces have claimed victory, it appears the good guys – the ones who fought gallantly for your right to see naked ladies – really don’t feel like paying up. Our saga began last year, when state lawmakers, under pressure from downstate conservatives, passed a bill limiting strip clubs’ ability to serve their patented patchouli-scented entertainment. Unable to properly bribe the law off the books, Ohio’s strip-club owners launched a campaign to put the new law before voters. And they enlisted nearly every species of high-priced operative: lobbyists, consultants, pollsters, lawyers, and PR gurus. All they needed was a tax guy to start an All-Suit Team...

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